Definition of peninsula in English:
A piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out into a body of water.
- The island's 3,700 acres of tropical rainforest are a biological reserve that also includes five surrounding peninsulas on the Panama mainland.
- In mid-winter, the warm water around the Southwest peninsula seems to give them most lightning.
- Just before we descend to the car park, I look out at the bay and a long peninsula of land pointing towards the East.
Mid 16th century: from Latin paeninsula, from paene 'almost' + insula 'island'.
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